Microwave Asparagus Salad

Microwave Asparagus Salad
  • 24 medium stalks asparagus
  • 4 cups Italian-style salad greens with radicchio
  • 4 tablespoons chopped hazelnuts
  • Dressing:
  • 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Trim, peel and rinse asparagus (do not dry). Place spears flat, two or three deep, in a glass pie plate or similar dish. Cover tightly with microwavable plastic wrap and microwave on high 2 1/2 to 5 minutes, depending on wattage.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients, pour over asparagus and marinate in refrigerator until cool.
  3. Divide greens onto four salad plates; top each with six asparagus spears.
  4. Drizzle with equal amounts of dressing, and top with hazelnuts.

04/05/2018
Microwave Asparagus Salad, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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